Protein in Stem, Blood Cells May Be Marker of PAH Course, Severity

Protein in Stem, Blood Cells May Be Marker of PAH Course, Severity

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Protein in Stem, Blood Cells May Be Marker of PAH Course, Severity

Levels of a protein found in certain blood cells indicate the severity and prognosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a study suggested. The findings could help achieve earlier diagnosis of PAH, which may improve clinical outcomes, researchers said. The study, “Circulating nerve growth factor receptor positive cells are associated with severity and prognosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension,” was published in the journal Pulmonary Circulation. Vascular remodeling in the lungs — changes in the structure of…

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